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2012 Toyota Prius Overview

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Press Release : 2012 Toyota Prius, America’s Best-Selling Hybrid, Adds Revised Styling and Advanced Infotainment Features

Entirely re-designed in 2010, the third-generation Prius entering 2012 with some updated styling details and amenities including updated headlamps, tail lamps, a new front fascia and bumper. 

The 2012 Toyota Prius Two gains new 15-inch wheel covers and standard LED Daytime Running Lights.  The Prius Three adds a standard three-door Smart Key entry system, and the Prius Four features standard auto on/off headlamps.  The Prius Four also provides enhanced comfort with new SofTex-trimmed seats and an eight-way power adjustable driver’s seat.

2012 Toyota Prius Two, Three and Four get new audio, information and entertainment system such as a new display audio touch-screen sytem with a 6.1 inch screen for Prius2;  A navigation and Entune, plus an backup camera display for Prius Three;  JBL® GreenEdge™ speakers and an eight-channel JBL amplifier for Prius four.  [See “Press Release” for more information on this]

2012 Toyota Prius runs on 17-inch forged alloy wheels.  The wheels are fitted with low profile 215/45R17 tires.

The 2012 Prius is powered by a 1.8-liter Atkinson-cycle, four-cylinder engine produces 98 horsepower at 5,200 rpm.  Together with its electric motor, the hybrid system generates a combined 134 net horsepower.

The 2012 Prius offers four driving modes (“Normal,” “Power,” Eco” and “EV”). The EV Mode allows driving on battery power alone at low speeds for about a mile, if conditions permit.  Power Mode increases sensitivity to throttle input for a sportier feel; Eco Mode helps drivers achieve the best mileage.  For 2012, the Toyota Prius has an EPA estimated 51 MPG in city driving, 48 MPG highway and a combined 50 MPG.

The 2012 Prius is equipped with a driver and front passenger Advanced Airbag System, front and rear side curtain airbags, driver and passenger front seat-mounted side airbags and driver’s knee airbag.

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